March this year certainly came in like a lion didn’t it?
Glen McCombs of Plant Fair Nursery will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the High Country Garden Club at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 6 in the fellowship hall of the First Southern Baptist Church, located at the corner of Colcord and Bonita Street, Payson.
“This is Payson’s Epcot,” said Sharry Jarrell as she sat down in the Rim Country Middle School cafeteria to enjoy a helping of broiled asparagus wrapped in Canadian bacon and cheese sprinkled with breadcrumbs paired with an herbed white fish spread on toast from Denmark.
Gila Community College Dean Stephen Cullen announced two new vocational classes for Payson students at the board meeting on Feb. 20: cosmetology and medical billing.
Most people know the story of “The Wizard of Oz,” with Dorothy getting sucked up into a tornado and landing in the land over the rainbow.
The Payson Senior Center will add a Pilates exercise class and an Irish dance class to its lineup of spring activities.
Gila County facilities are bulging at the seams, which produces extra problems around election time when voters try to take advantage of early ballots. Payson staff for the county recorder and assessor share the small building on the southwest corner of West Frontier and South Colcord.
Payson hookup will raise rates but eliminate shortage
Mesa del Caballo residents will no longer see trucks bearing expensive water trundling into their community this summer — a loan to build a pipeline cleared all hurdles last week, announced the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona.
Classes start, gates open and plots selling out
Time to pull out shovels and spades — the Community Garden on East Tyler Parkway will host an open house on Saturday, March 1.
Payson Unified School District would like parents of second-grade students to know they may apply for open enrollment, but must do so before March 31.
A+ Book Fairs present “Don’t Bug Me, I’m Reading” at Payson Elementary School, Monday, March 3 to Friday, March 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the school library.
Here at the Humane Society of Central Arizona, we often hear a lot of myths about cats and dogs.
Payson Area Stroke Survivors is a support group for stroke survivors and their caregivers.
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “shop locally” numerous times, but what exactly does it mean to you?
Payson’s high school golf team has finished among the top eight in the state the past five years.
I am writing to urge your readers to vote against Paul Gosar for re-election in the 4th Congressional District.
Lock your doors: The circus is back in town. And here’s the worst part: They’re passing laws. Alas: the Legislature continues to juggle hedgehogs and sell tickets to the freak show, while out here in the real world students struggle.
Why do I tie statehood and education funding together? Because Arizona used to have plenty of money for education, but the federal government overreach has led to a decline in tax proceeds for education funding. By acquiring the public lands that were supposed to be transferred to us in 1912 at statehood, Arizona would have a lot more land under production. Taxes could fund our schools.
More Than a Game
Kadi Tenney is a veteran assistant softball coach.
No layoffs, but tough choices for board
Despite a rise in enrollment and a tiny increase in basic state aid, the Payson Unified School District could face a million-dollar shortfall in the upcoming budget, the weary school board learned this week.